TTC Queen streetcars to resume service through Leslie Street
June 20, 2014
The Toronto Transit Commission's 501/301 Queen streetcars will resume regular routing along Queen Street starting at 4:30 a.m. on June 22. Buses will continue to replace 502 Downtowner and 503 Kingston Rd streetcar service, turning back at Victoria Street, a short walk to Queen Station.
During the closure of Queen Street East and Leslie Street, crews replaced an 80-year-old watermain and installed new streetcar tracks that connect to Leslie Barns - the storage and maintenance facility being built to house Toronto's new low-floor streetcars.
Beginning at 4:30 a.m. on June 30, the intersection of Queen Street East and Broadview Avenue will close for scheduled track and switch replacement. The TTC’s 501/301 Queen streetcars will be required to divert via Coxwell Avenue, Gerrard Street, and Parliament Street. Replacement buses for the 501/502/503 routes will continue to operate along Kingston Road and Queen Street, diverting via Carlaw Avenue, Dundas Street and River Street , and turning back at Victoria Street, a short walk to Queen Station.
The TTC thanks businesses and residents in Leslieville, and customers, for their patience during this construction period.
For more information on Queen and Broadview track work, watch the TTC’s explainer video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OPBbThUJtgo.
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